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University medic helps in the fight against Ebola

Dr Derek Sloan travelled to Rwanda with the DfID to help WHO and others bolster Ebola preparedness activities.

13 August 2019Public interest stories

Scottish teenagers drinking less

Teenage drinking in Scotland has declined dramatically over the past decade, according to new research led by St Andrews.

26 September 2018Research

St Andrews breakthrough: saving lives across the world

A new breakthrough will cut the time needed to diagnose tuberculosis to save hundreds of thousands of lives in emerging countries.

13 June 2018Research

New study finds young Scots still have sweet tooth

But St Andrews researchers say increased physical activity is ‘encouraging’

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Less than 50 per cent of UK adolescents eat fruit or veg daily

But the good news is young people are eating less sweets 

17 May 2017Public interest stories

Scottish children among the highest rates of health and social inequality in Europe

Findings of major international report across 42 countries

15 March 2016Research

Young people ‘happier and healthier’

St Andrews-led study examines global trends in adolescent health and wellbeing

24 March 2015University news

Adolescent health inequalities a ticking time bomb

Early intervention can improve health now and ensure a better future

3 February 2015Public interest stories

£1 million to support global healthcare implementation

Stagecoach founder establishes Scotland’s first Global Healthcare Implementation Programme

16 December 2014Research

WHO’s like us?

World Health Organisation designates St Andrews Centre for adolescent health

10 December 2013University news